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Fatal Accident At East Moline Deere Plant-Update

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Update 5-9-13: The Rock Island County Coroner has released the name of the man killed in an accident at the John Deere Harvester Works plant in East Moline on May 8, 2013.  The coroner says 36-year-old Dwaine Hasson of Coal Valley died after being crushed by a semi tractor-trailer. There's no word on the condition of a second person who was injured in the accident. The cause is still being investigated.

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One person was killed and another one injured in an accident at the John Deere Harvester Works plant in East Moline. Emergency crews were called to the plant Wednesday afternoon, May 8, 2013 to an accident involving a semi-trailer. 

The official spokesperson for Deere says the accident resulted in the death of a contractor, working on the property. A second person was injured and taken to the hospital.

Authorities are withholding the names of the victims pending notification of family members.